RCMP Kananaskis – Male drowns in Lower Kananaskis Lake

RCMP - Crest-insigneKananaskis, Alberta – On July 12, 2014 at approximately 1:45 p.m., Kananaskis RCMP officers were dispatched to a missing person complaint at the Lower Kananaskis Lake in Kananaskis, Alberta.

Officers where advised that somewhere around 12:00 p.m. a 65 year old male had set out to swim across the Lower Kananaskis Lake. When the male did not return family members reported him missing.

Alberta Tourism Parks and Recreation Public Safety Officer flying with an Alpine helicopter and Conservation officers utilizing vessels assisted in the search.

At 2:45 p.m. the body of a 65 year old male was recovered from the Lower Kananaskis Lake.